The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents

The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents

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The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents is a single volume, comprehensive book sanctioned by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), covering the rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil and other rodents often used in research. This well-illustrated reference won a 2012 PROSE Award for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers. The book includes basic biology, anatomy, physiology, behavior, infectious and noninfectious diseases, husbandry and breeding, common experimental methods, and use of the species as a research model. With many expert contributors, this will be an extremely valuable publication for biomedical researchers, laboratory animal veterinarians and other professionals engaged in laboratory animal science. 2012 PROSE Award winner for Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers One-stop resource for advancements in the humane and responsible care of: rabbit, guinea pig, hamster, gerbil, chinchilla, deer mouse, kangaroo rat, cotton rat, sand rat, and degu Includes up-to-date, common experimental methods Organized by species for easy access during bench research... packing paper (Mrosovsky et al., 1980) to other commercially available products, (e.g. Tekfresh and Diamond Soft (Harlan Teklad, Madison, WI)). ... When Glis glis, the edible or fat dormouse, was kept under warm conditions it displayed cycles of torpor and weight loss lasting only a few weeks (Mrosovsky et ... This trait makes standard husbandry activities more challenging than for most rodent species.


Title:The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster, and Other Rodents
Author: Mark A. Suckow, Karla A. Stevens, Ronald P. Wilson
Publisher:Academic Press - 2011-12-14
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